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“Great value” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Ste 3070, Columbia, MD 21044-3851
410-997-9311
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Ranked #30 of 224 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Had a delicious cobb salad with chicken and a bowl of soup for lunch. The menu is huge so there's plenty of choices for even the picky eater. Plenty of parking nearby.

Visited April 2013
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“More than just cheesecake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I had the beef ribs and it actually tasted better than any steak restaurant that I have ever eaten. The entire place was spotless including the bathrooms.

Visited February 2013
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Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Loud loud music”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

We had a gift card so decided to use it. I really don't know if the food is good or not because by the time I got it I had a splitting headache. The canned music is so loud that everyone has to scream to talk. Multiply that by 100 or so people. And this was not late night - Saturday 6 pm.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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ATL, GA
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192 reviews 192 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Very Popular Space; need to take reservations”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

My family and I had frequented this restaurant a few years ago, so we decided to take our mother out for her birthday on a Saturday night at this restaurant. My husband called earlier in the day to inquire about making a reservation but was informed that reservations are not accepted. Parking -- is CRAZY, this location is in a very congested shopping plaza/area and located next to a movie theatre. After finding a parking spot, our group of 10 made it inside the restaurant at approximately 6:30pm. We gave the hostess our name and the number in our group; she jotted us down and then asked us to stand aside with the many other folks waiting. The smells and sights of the place were wonderful but unfortunately we never got a chance to experience the Cheesecake Factory this time. After waiting five minutes, the young lady informed us that the waiting time would be approximately 3 1/2 hours....so we decided to leave. Next time we'll be sure to try on a day/hour that is not as congested.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
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maryland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“excellent happy hour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

i go here almost every friday if i can swing it. there are great $5 wine and food specials that you just can't beat. service is fantastic and the restaurant is always clean. food is above average...not spectacular but for happy hour prices you can't beat it. and of course the cheesecake is wonderful. i always look forward to coming here.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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